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Dec 4, 2012 5:00pm PST
oyster company at point reyes national seashore today sued the federal government for the right it to stay in that park. owners of the drake's bay oyster company are angry that the interior secretary has refused to renew their special use permit to operate the company inside the park. the suit claims the government's environmental impact review violated federal rules and failed to provide enough public notice. park service staff claim the oyster company endangers the wild nature of point reyes national seashore. >>> the strange saga of john mca fee continues today with word he is in guatemala seeking asylum. the anti-virus software founder posted a message on his blog today saying he escaped from belize. he says he is meeting with guatemalan officials today and if all goes well he'll do a press conference tomorrow. authorities in belize want to talk to him as a pen of interest in the murder of his neighbor. he claims he's innocent. >>> sonoma county firefighters are work to be determine the cause of a fire that left a house a total loss. crews from twelve agencies raced to stadl
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Dec 11, 2012 6:00pm PST
and joins us now with what he found. >> reporter: it shows a government that has fraud and a large state of departments perpetrated in a number of ways. from april 2011 through june 2012 there were more than 1,400 investigations and 15 cases in a loss to the state. >> taxpayer money should be handled carefully. >> reporter: in some cases a courier were charged. >> unfortunately human beings being how we are. some people will take advantage of situations. >> reporter: the state athletic commission overpaid 18 inspectors nearly 119,000 hours in overtime. >> less time on bills more time on oversight, you do it in local government and it's better in local government. so people have to be held accountable. >> reporter: and the natural resources agency circumvented by reimbursing $48,000 to pay for their commutes to and from work. the state is grateful for the whistle blowers that came forward. >> typically it's another state employee that sees that something is going on and something wrong is happening and they report it to us. >> they should be honored as you know taxpayer heros. citizen he
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Dec 12, 2012 4:00am PST
government spending. "where are the president's spending cuts? the longer the white house slow-walks this process, the closer our economy gets to the fiscal cliff." "we have been calling on the speaker to bring forth a middle-income tax cut now for a very long time - in fact, since last summer when it passed the united states senate." here's a side-by-side check of where they stand: the president's plan calls for a raising $1.6 trillion in revenue by boosting tax rates on the incomes above $200,000 for individuals and $250,000 for couples. president obama also recommends $400 billion in spending cuts. representative boehner's calls for $800 billion in new revenue, $600 billion in savings from medicare and medicaid, and $300 billion from other domestic programs. in a big slip for small business, confidence took a tumble in november. the national federation of independent business says its confidence index of small biz owners dropped 5.6 points last month - that's one of the largest drops the study has ever shown. the group says the fiscal fiasco in washington, along with the upc
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Dec 7, 2012 12:30am PST
. only $29 a month for six months. ers of congress. in celebration of over 75 years of our government employees insurance company, >>> thank you, mr. speaker, members of congress, in celebration of over 75 years of our government employees insurance company. newscaster:breaking news. the gecko is demanding free pudding. and political parties that are actual parties!? with cake! and presents! ah, that was good. too bad nobody could hear me. geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance. all right, gary, what do you got? >> we all know that the royal baby will be coming soon. it will be royal. here are some of the things they'll saying will become in style. they're saying it's tradition for bells to tolls, cannons to go off, and bonfires to be lit when a new bloodline arrives. >> can you imagine being that important? >> nobody did a thing when i was born, my dad game to the hospital and shot his pistol in the air. i don't know what he was shooting about. he was pry mad at my mama about something. he say pow, pow, this baby will be royal. >> the baby will
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Dec 10, 2012 5:00pm PST
became legal in washington state last week. the majority of americans want the government to respect state laws allowing marijuana use. 64% of those asked said the government should allow marijuana use where it is legal. and according to the marijuana policy project lawmakers in four states, maine, v., new hampshire and rhode island plan to legalize american. >>> quake struck northwest of in donesia, it measured 7.1. there were no reports of major damage or injuries. >>> our weather was spectacular. >> weekend too. weather was insane for this time of year. we don't expect temperatures in the upper 60s but that is what we got. things are changing around. we have the live radar sweeps going. nothing showing now. as we get into, yeah, next 36 hours we will see green on here. come in close. san francisco, richmond, beautiful out there. no fog. it is one of the prettier nights. beautiful sun sets as well. cloud free long the avenues. that is how it will stay for a lital while and -- little while and then the clouds move in as we move forward. the clouds will set us up with the showers tha
FOX
Dec 9, 2012 4:00pm PST
that to say the government will not pay its debts and hold it up for something else is bad substance, and bad politics. i don't think they'll prevail on that. if they want to say, we won't raise the debt ceiling unless you cut medicare, make our day. >> chris: meaning, go ahead and default the country? >> no, make or day, meaning, that position is untenable politically and it will not last. you will not be able to hold it. >> chris: a little time left and i want to go to a couple of other subjects. senator schumer on the first day of the next congress in january, will democrats change the rules on filibusters by a simple majority, rather than the 2/3 majority you generally need, to change rules in the senate? >> okay. everyone knows the senate is broken and needs fixing. i think bob corker would say that, we have had discussions. we're friends. most democrats -- almost all democrats and all republicans believe that and i think it is also true that our preference would be to do this by 2/3 in a bipartisan way. there are all kinds of discussions going on with all kinds of groups, to try and com
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Dec 5, 2012 4:00am PST
down the dollar is a lack of confidence in the united states government. that's plain and simple right now. are we going to lose our safehaven status? i doubt it right now. but in the short term, people are worried that this thing is not going to get figured out, and taking their money elsewhere. > what are some of the best sectors and the worst sectors you see? > > i look at it two ways. right now, i would look at financials and materials over energy and utilities, simply because the tailwind in the housing recovery that we are going to continue to see in 2013 will directly benefit both financials and materials. we have already seen a big run-up in energy and utilities. they have probably seen the better part of earnings over the last couple of years. > were you impressed by toll bros. earnings yesterday? > > i really was. i think it's just more that's going to continue. i think we as a nation, we as investors, underestimate the tailwind that the housing recovery is going to supply, and toll brothers is the prime example. > larry, thanks for coming on the show. have a good day. the la
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Dec 6, 2012 4:00am PST
and other u.s. companies have been battling to set up shops there. the indian government has enough votes to pave the way for the retailers despite crisitism that bringing in big box stores will crush small shops and farmers. later this week, the indian parliament's upper house will debate the issue. details are emerging into how a fire at a bangledesh factory could have been avoided. the factory makes clothes for walmart and sears. last month, 100 people were killed in the fire. since 2005, more than 700 garment workers have died, according to a labor rights group. bloomberg news has uncovered in a recent meeting an official for walmart saying that paying for the upgrade of the factory would be "too costly." walmart is declining comment. starbucks plans do for tea what it did for coffee. the coffee chain is going supersize by opening 20,000 more cafes by 2014, with much of the growth coming from china. 1500 stores will open in the u.s. alone in a span of 5 years. and now with the recent acquisition of teavana, starbucks will eventually open "tea bars" in shopping malls. for serious coff
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Dec 11, 2012 4:00am PST
the economy by purchasing more treasury bonds to keep interest rates low. the government is selling its remaining stake in aig... and reports say regulators have a $1.9 billion dollar settlement with hsbc. the bank is accussed of laundering money for drug dealers and terrorists. john brady of rj o'brien joins us now. john, are you seeing any special positioning ahead of the fed? > > we have angie. over the course of the last two weeks so, we have seen equity markets continue to "melt up," as traders would say, continue to be sort of supported by this idea that the federal reserve is going to continue its method of quantitative easing. the fed meeting to start today. however, we will receive the announcement from the fed tomorrow, perhaps around 1:00 or so wednesday. but, the idea is that risk assets, both equities and metals, commodities mostly, continue to melt higher with the idea that the fed is going to continue to monetize its debt and supply excess reserves to the economy. > what about tax management? what are you seeing with investors and traders trying to avoid that fiscal cliff
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Dec 4, 2012 10:00pm PST
the federal government. >>> chief meteorologist bill martin updating his forecast right now. he's back with the timetable for tomorrow and beyond. >>> at first a car plows into a liquor store within the past hour. and late word about an injury of a person inside that store. ♪ i'd like to thank eating right, whole grain, multigrain cheerios! my bowl, my spoons! mom, are those my jeans? [ female announcer ] people who choose more whole grain tend to weigh less than those who don't. multigrain cheerios has whole grain and 110 delicious calories. ...more grains. less you! multigrain cheerios in multi-grain cheerios peanut butter. >>> new video into our newsroom now. we have learned a woman was injured after a car crashed into a liquor store in berkeley. the accident happened around 9:45 this evening. witnesses say a driver lost control of his car and went through the glass doors at the easy market liquor. initial reports indicate the woman's injuries are minor. she was though taken to the hospital. the driver remained on the scene and is cooperating with police. >>> the owner of the drak
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Dec 9, 2012 11:00pm PST
the land to the federal government and this is the first time an individual had done that. >> the president acted quickly setting aside the land. he strongly urged that the new monument be named kent woods. >> he said that was not right and instead let's name this beautiful grove of coast red woods after john muir. >> of course, the president had long standing ties with john muir and agreed. so by a gift of william kent to the united states became a monument. and it was up to the united states to keep it from crumbling under the wait. cab sites and dogs and picnicking were no longer welcome. the trampled part of the floor was part of the vertigo affect. >> you watch kim novack wondering through a forest that is only red woods. there is no plants or ferns growing and no habitat for the animals. >> in a letter to william kent written more than 90-years ago, john muir expressed gratitude. this is the most godly behavior i have heard of since my forrest trampling began. >> it made a deep impression on him what was important for the soul. >> he is represented by this environment, with great big
FOX
Dec 6, 2012 10:00pm PST
emergency. >> he had two heart attacks last night. >> reporter: mcafee had a different story. a government doctor who examined him agreed saying his heart rhythm and blood pressure were normal. mcafee arriving in guatemala after refusing to speak to authorities in belize about the shooting death of his neighbor. he thinks the murder is a home invasion gone wrong and he says he thinks the belize government wants to kill him. >> it's a convenient thing for him. the next door neighbor got killed now we can do something. we can get him. >> reporter: the belize police deny they want to kill him calling him bonkers. in miami, phil keating, fox news. >>> a stretch of highway 1 is still closed and will remain closed at least until tomorrow at noon. traffic is barred for about 5 miles between jenner and timber cove. detours are in place. >>> low clouds and fog are trying to form out there right now. the temperatures are dropping. the forecast overnight lows are in the upper 30s and low 40s. coincidentally dewpoint temperatures are in the low 40s. most areas like napa. vallejo, concord, you're going
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Dec 10, 2012 12:00pm PST
they are too dependant on government services. >>> their doctors may be recklessly prescribing drugs. according to the los angeles times, patient's are at risk because of a lack of oversight at the state medical board. when it sanctions doctors in most cases, the bored allows them to continue practicing and writing prescriptions. >>> christmas is coming a little earlier and gas prices have dropped more than 7 cents in the last week. san francisco has the highest average, $3.71. average price for regular is $3.59 and san jose and santa rosa are arounding $3.59. >>> it is a mostly sun nip and mild day around the -- sunny and mild day around the bay area and rosemary orozco is here to tell us about some changes on the horizon. we have more on the fate of a popular mexican american singer. [ female announcer ] for those who love sweets, your season is here. let's just call it the baking time of year. you need special ingredients. you need the staples. that's a given. you need safeway sugar for just $1.97. and that magic thing that makes everyone want another -- only $2.99 for challenge butter. and
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Dec 4, 2012 6:00pm PST
the government would not reyou in the company's permit to operate at the point reyes national seashore which is set to expire in 90 days. >>> a revamped facebook messenger service could be competing with text messaging according to some analysts. the new android app was unveiled today in south africa, india, australia and venezuela. the service works like an instant message network except users can bypass expensive global text messaging fees, implemented by cell phone companies. the service is expected to roll out worldwide soon. >>> federal regulators ever approved disney's deal to buy lucas film. the $4.5 billion deal was announced in october. today anti-trust regulators issued the notice of claire are clearance. disney says with its new acquisition was star wars franchise it plans to make sequels to the six part series. >>> organizers of san francisco's outside lands music festival have set the dates for 2013. the festival in golden gate park will run august 9-11. it features dozens of bands over three days along with food, wine and beer. no word yet on the lineup. >>> one contra costa co
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Dec 6, 2012 5:00am PST
of thousands of the jobs all over california could be affected, allison? >> 135 government workers in california could lose their jobs if there is no deal on those spending cuts that kick in at the end of the month. they say not only to plan for the cuts but that has changed. they are preparing to slice about 10% of their budget. experts are looking at 135 defense employees could lose their jobs but experts say there is still time to reach a deal and avoid those major lawsuits. >> nobody wants to reach a deal more than i. i will be ready to sit down with the president and solve this. >> reporter: they could be hit the hardest and i will have more about it during my next update on ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> they are looking at grant money from the environmental protection agency. each student could be awarded a large sum of money. stanford's group wants to disinfect drinking water in bangladesh. in april they go to washington d.c. to prevent their work to a panel of scientists and the winner gets a second grant up to $90,000. >>> local governments are asking the president to c
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Dec 6, 2012 7:00am PST
'll tell you where it is happening now. >>> 8:5. the federal government is suing a company that makes baby products. >> baby matters produces the nap nanny and chill infant recliners. the consumer products safety collision had ordered a recall after -- safety commission had ordered a recall after an infant died after using the nap nanny. >>> megabus is offering a deal, the low cost city-to-city express bus company is giving out 200,000 free tickets. megabus is known for selling a few seats on each bus for just $1 per trip. the company recently resumed service in the u.s. with a hub in san francisco. >>> a gay blogger will be in a san francisco croom because of a controversial foe -- san francisco courtroom because of a controversial photo. >>> the rain has moved out but some fog has moved in. >>> a look at 101 in san francisco. kind of slow going as you make your way to the bay bridge. we'll have more traffic hot spot the later -- hot spots later. ♪ we were skipping stones and letting go ♪ ♪ over the river and down the road ♪ [ female announcer ] at nature valley, we know nature co
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Dec 10, 2012 7:00am PST
% of the nation would never vote for them because they are too dependent on government services. >>> north korea just extended the launch period for a controversial rocket launch. now, the u.s. believes north korea uses launches like this to test technology for missiles that could be used to hit the u.s. but north korea insists the launches are only aimed at putting a satellite into satellite -- a satellite into orbit. >>> well, nelson mandela is in the hospital. he's getting care that's kint with -- that's consistent with his age, it's reported. he became south africa's first black president in 1994. he's now retired from public life. >>> coming up on 7:1. a sexual assault -- 7:18. a sexual lawsuit against the monetary fund could be settled in court. the lawsuit is against strauss- kahn by a housekeeper last year. today, the lawyers on both sides will update the judge on the status of the negotiations. >>> secret files on los angeles area priests accused of child sex abuse could soon become public. thousands of pages of top- secret church documents were kept for decades by the roman catholic ar
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Dec 5, 2012 5:00pm PST
leaders say they're afraid if the government limits the deduction people would drastically cut back on their donation. >> that means there will be less opportunity for people to be fed. there will be less nights of care provided for those who are homeless. there will be less service for disaster situations. >> some republican pros pose limiting all itemized tax deductions, but president obama wants to increase tax rates for the wealthiest 2% of americans instead. >>> government regulators are taking action against a baby recliner company. the consumer product safety commission filed a complaint against pennsylvania-based baby matters to stop the sale of the nap nanny. four infant deaths are associated with a rauled version soft that recliner and one death is associateed with the newest version called the chill. the owner of the company posted a message on the web site saying no infant has ever been hurt when the nap nanny is use aid cording to instructions. >>> christmas is coming to the state cop toll and it's happening live right now. want to show yao a live picture here from sacr
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Dec 6, 2012 12:00pm PST
is a sign that nearly the effects of superstorm sandy has faded. and this comes as the government releases the closely- watched survey for november. >>> apple will produce one of its existing lines of mcintosh computers next year. tim cook, the ceo, did not say which line or where in the house -- where in the u.s., the computers will be assembled. many are made in china. in the 1980s, they were made in fremont. in 1990, the production moved to elk grove in sacramento county. >>> lawyers for apple and samsung are scheduled to be back in federal court in san jose today. samsung wants the judge to throw out a billion-dollar judgment against it for infridgement and wants the judge to add $5 million of the award and -- apple wants the judge to add $5 million to the award. apple's stock, it is up nearly 1% after taking a big fall yesterday. >>> the grammy nominees were announced this morning and "fun" could get all top three awards for album, record and song of the year. "fun" shares a tally of six nominations with five other artists -- >>> the san francisco symphony also received a nod for best
FOX
Dec 7, 2012 4:00am PST
the government. he's making the plea on behalf of his home state of new jersey, as well as for new york and connecticut. christie met with president obama at the white house first, then with house speaker john boehner at the capital. at a senate hearing thursday, senator charles schumer of new york presented his case for rebuilding the storm zone. "new york has no choice, we have to adapt. new york and new jersey are a waterfront region in the path of violent new weather realities." president obama meanwhile is seeking $50 billion from congress for emergency aid for 11 states with storm damage. the improving housing market is turning into a wealth builder for americans. according to the federal reserve, financial wealth in american households grew to $64 trillion, up $1.7 trillion during the 3rd quarter. here's how that happened: the value of real estate rose $300 billion, while stocks climbed $520 billion. economists have said an increase in wealth translates into consumer spending. the report from the fed also shows americans cut debt by 2% last quarter. space exploration technologies
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Dec 7, 2012 9:30am PST
stick to it. >> this clown is also apparently a bit of an activist and they do see him near government buildings all the time. so possibly, maybe, he's creating a bit of a ruckus. >> with a water gun? >> it's cold in milwaukee. >> and then next thing you know they're on the ground rolling around and the officer started punching him and the clown was resisting. the cop needed to do what he needed to do to make sure that he was safe. >> the cop ended up arresting this clown for disorderly conduct and also for resisting arrest. >> do you think when he got in the jail cell the other guys in there were like, look at this clown. >> his name is kenneth. this is him in court with the red nose and all. >> take your nose off and have a seat. >> out of order. okay. i'll charge you $1,000 for that. you'll get a bill for that. can i get your name? >> going to bill him for making him take his nose off? >> a thousand bucks. he charges that much for it. he has adopted the full-on clown persona. clowns are supposed to be happy. >> not this one. he won't be happy when he's back in court in january. >>>
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Dec 7, 2012 6:00pm PST
says they will also determine whether the government can deny benefits they took a federal case and a state case, it's going to be the big constitutional question. >> this law professor says if there's a swing vote o on the court, it's justice roberts. >> he's from a different generation. he's in a cultural sense, he's working with talented gay lawyers his entire career. he e knows gay people can raise children. >> and it was not revealed what justices voted to hear the case. arguments are expected to be heard in the spring with a ruling scheduled for june. >> governor jerry brown attended an event in oak lands where he made a brief comment o on the the decision o to review prop 8. >> i think the arguments have to be sglaed as the attorney general, brown has refusesed to defend proposition 8 saying it discriminates against same sex couples. >> today's decision affects thousands o of same sex cuppings in the bai bay area. patty talked to some of these couples. >> there was mixed reaction to the announcement as couples now resign themselves to more waiting and more uncertai
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Dec 11, 2012 9:00am PST
like warfare equipment. it looks more like a game. >> if you're fighting a government-funded military, and this is all you've got to work with, this is pretty good. >> that took some know-how. to take a video controller, hook it up so you can drive this and shoot. that's pretty -- a lot of thought going into this vehicle. >> how much protection is this really offering them, though? >> good question. there's no footage of the tank actually in battle, but i've got to believe it's better than running down the street with a rock. >> better than nothing. >>> last week we showed this video from livermore, california. the owner of her home had furniture stolen from her porch. she was fed up and this is what she caught. >> unafraid, smoking a cigarette. >> like it was his own porch. >> well, we wanted to know what happened, if anything has happened, since we've shown the video. so via skype "right this minute" from livermore we have the home owner via skype "right this minute." so what's happened since the video was on the show? >> last night the cops came to my house and they caught the guy
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Dec 11, 2012 5:00pm PST
in october that is the most since june. and in a separate report last friday, the government said employers added 168,000 jobs last month. >>> michigan became the 24th state in the united states to pass right to work laws. hundreds of union members rallied at the state capital in lansing. michigan is a union stronghold where the united auto workers were founded. the bill was voted by rick schneider. they ban unions from requiring private or public sector workers to join the union as part of their employment. this new law will result in lower pay for all workers. backers say the more than will help bring more jobs to michigan. >>> a florida judge this morning ordered george zimmerman to continue to wear a leg bracelet and to remain in sanford county. the judge also refused to lower zimmerman's $1 million bail. >>> the suspensions have been overturned for four nfl players involved in the so called bounty gate scandals. the ruling was made by taglia. despite vacating the suspensions, taglia found that three of the new orleans saints players participated in dangerous activity. >>> at this hour
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Dec 12, 2012 4:30am PST
parade in north korea to celebrate the successful rocket launch. the north korean government is a peaceful -- peaceful effort to launch it. they will decide how many in the next few weeks will stay in afghanistan after the combat mission ends in 2014. they did not give any options about what they are considering and they have indicated between 16 and 10,000 troops they would like to concentrate on afghan forces throughout the year. >>> they are pushing right to work laws. union members tried to storm the state capital in lancing but troopers in riot gear would not let them through. they are delaying passage through a lame duck session throughout public hearings. >> since it is here, step up and get an answer. >> we have good wages without the right to work so this is basically a step backwards. >> mission becomes the 24th and they will require private sector work is to pay dues. they are discussing the latest proposals on the end of the year avoiding the fiscal cliff. they offered a new proposal offering the tax revenue to lower it to 4.1 trillion. house speaker john boehner
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Dec 12, 2012 9:00am PST
-owned refinery. the local governments have asked pemex to release an official report as to what happened. they are also claiming that they have paid the families of the parish workers some compensation. but they've yet to release documentation that they've actually done this. >> are there any early reports as to what happened? have they said anything? >> wh this origseptember, some s speculated that maybe it was a fire that started at the gas storage tank. but there's no official report, because they won't release it. >>> this is a gorgeous polar bear out in the wild. this is in spitsbergen. above norway. shot by a guy named robert imes, who is on a russian-chartered icebreaker. people on board this icebreaker boat are pretty darn excited. they're seeing a polar bear in the wild. at first i think they're thinking, how lucky, how wild, this is worth every dime we've spent on the trip. now we see the bear scoping out the situation. i think at this point he's looking for a pathway to the boat. this is the unexpected caught on camera. talk about a close-up. this is not a zoom lens we're look
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Dec 8, 2012 7:00am PST
. the other case is from new york, it challenges the defense of marriage act that requires the government to deny federal benefits to legally married gay couples. it was passed in 1996 and signed by president clinton. reaction in san francisco's castro district included a range of emotions. yesterday's decision means same sex couples in california must put marriage plans on hold. they could have started marrying pleadly if the court denied review. activists say they feel some momentum from the november elections. >> three states legalized same sex marriage just a month ago. the tide is shifting. >> i want it to be tackled. i want to get married and i want to be married in any state. >> many people say they are happy the court will address the issue but they say they understand that the possibility the ruling may go against the very thing they are fighting for. >> opponents of same sex marriage believe the justices will see things there way. >> we are confident that the court is going to up hold the right of the people to amend their own constitution. >> the man who wrote proposition
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Dec 11, 2012 7:00am PST
cuts to the food stamp program. >>> aig is selling off most of its profit and the government will end up with a profit of $22 billion, to many people's surprise. aig was rescued in 2008 just before it had to file for bankruptcy. now aig executives say the company may be able to pay a dividends to the shareholders by next summer. >>> we're learning about an up expected new fee that's part of the reforms. it's a temporary $63 per person fee designed to help pay for people with preexisting conditions. it will hit health plans affecting 9 0 million americans. the -- 90 million americans. the fee will start in 2014. it will last about three years. most of that fee will be passed on to workers. >>> well, some better news this morning, about childhood obesity nationwide. several big cities say obesity rights are actually going down. "the new york times" says new york city, los angeles, philadelphia, anchorage and kerney, nebraska all reported declines in obesity. they are not sure what is contributing to the decline because those cities have had programs fighting childhood obesity for years.
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Dec 6, 2012 6:00am PST
, it is not legal and you can't do that until they make rules for opening shops. now the federal government is reminding everybody, marijuana is not legal under federal law. >> couldt graduations. >>> it is now legal for same -- congratulations. >>> it's now legal for same sex couples to marry in seattle. dozen have lined up outside the administration building shortly after they assigned the new video. we want to show you a photo of kate middleton leaving the hospital with her husband prince william and what went wrong during her stay and we will have more on why the hospital is now apologizing. >>> they are hoping to cash in on a big promise. joining us from sunny veil, with details, you have to bring us back some soup and bread. >> okay, i will do that, pam, just for you, but that big promise, free sourdough bread for the entire year. >> reporter: check out this line, the first person in line showed up and we are live at the latest area in sunny veil california and some people have come out as far as new york but we are here with ross. how are you doing? tell us what people can expect? >>
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Dec 7, 2012 5:00pm PST
it will l decide next year whether the federal government can deny benefits to married same sex couples. >> it's going be the whole ball of wax. . >> roy little says he believe it is court took the two cases because of the historical significance in them but if there is a swing vote in the court it may be justice roberts. >> this is his moment to be in history. you saw with the health care cases how he took the lead and upheld the man date, not kennedy. >> the cases will be argued early next year with rulings due by the end of june. . >> the senator released this statement today, i was pleased when the ninth circuit struck down prop prop eight in june and i hope the supreme court upholds that. >> here is a a rook at the time line for the events. on valentine's day of 2004, the mayor began issuing marriage licenses to same sex couples. in august of that year action the supreme court ruled that he had overstepped his authority and nullified the marriages. in 2008, the california supreme court ruled that gay couples had the constitutional right to marry. then november 4th, 2008, vote
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Dec 8, 2012 10:00pm PST
with a call for limited government, reform in the tax code and the goal of creating new taxpayers, not new taxes. >>> president obama has outlined what corporations can do to help the nation celebrate his inaugural in january. while taxes pay for the swearingin, festivities are privately funded new hampshire 2009 mr. obama refused corporate donations and he is now accepting them in packages up to $1 million. . >>> former south of canpresident nelson mandela was admitted to a hospital. current president of south africa says there was no cause for alarm by the4-year-old's health. mandela spent 27 years in prison for fighting fighting apartheid in south africa. >>> two dozen teens work on ideas at castro library this afternoon. >> it's really interesting ideas at inspection and around places like parks. >>> the winning app is called book it and would allow users to reserve materials remotely. >> congratulations to them. >>> a crayfish cook is on the loose in lake tahoe. >> the family of the nurse who apparently took her own life after the prank and what the radio station is saying. >>> and
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Dec 9, 2012 5:00am PST
of other spaces in the united states. so they have their own rules, own nation. the federal government can't just jump in when they want to. that's what's impeding the investigation of larry stackhouse, jr. >> and this particular case, if they do not have the resources available, then they can request the assistance of the fbi or of the justice department to go on to the reservation to do the search. but let us not be confused also that people that are involved are part -- are part of the problem which is law enforcement. and in this particular case, what mr. stackhouse's son. >> you say there's corruption inside the police force. what is going on? >> it was a police officer's son who was accompanying mr. stackhouse's son at that basketball game. >> how does that make you feel? >> it breaks our heart. it took us two weeks just to report him missing. they did not want to hear about my son's case. they felt that, you know -- one of the friends stayed over at a girlfriend's house. didn't want to get involved in the case. i pleaded with them to reach out and help us find out what happened to o
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Dec 11, 2012 5:00am PST
, and s&p 500 all posting moderate gains. >>> to many people's surprise the government will end up with a profit for the bailout of the end insurance -- of the insurance giant. a.i.g. may be able to pay a dividend to its shareholders by next summer, quite a turnaround. >>> they just lot a brainy battle. >>> and we have more on the new invention that will be launched into space today. [ laughter ] [ girl ] wow, you guys have it easy. i wish i had u-verse when i was your age. in my day, we didn't have these fancy wireless receivers. blah blah blah. if i had a sleepover, i couldn't just move the tv into the playroom. no. we had to watch movies in the den because that's where the tv outlet was. and if dad was snoring on the couch, we muscled through it. is she for real? your generation has it made. [ male announcer ] the wireless receiver only from at&t u-verse. get u-verse tv for $29 a month for six months. rethink possible. . >>> welcome back, this is the new experimental space plane and it's being developed as an unmanned space vehicle. it will take off and be shot into space. an ea
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Dec 11, 2012 6:00am PST
and supporters of the government were there and mass gunman were attacked at the square. >>> they are facing the fiscal crisis and democrats are speaking out in a couple of hours but as allison burns reports republicans beat them to the airways. >> reporter: they say the food stamp program needs to be cut. alabama said food stamps need to be on the table when it comes to the fiscal cliff and he said there is not enough oversight and 1 in 6 americans uses the food stamps and they say too many abuse the system. >> the real people are fighting and have not reported changes in the income. >> reporter: democrats are warning president barack obama not to give into too many gop demands and they are holding a news conference in about an hour and a half. allison burns, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> more news about childhood obesity in america. several say obesity rates are going down. they report philadelphia, new york city, alaska and other areas are seeing drops in obesity. the drops are small but researchers say it is still significant. they are not clear what helped but it is significant for y
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Dec 5, 2012 10:00pm PST
of a government default into the current negotiations. >> that is a bad strategy for america. it is a bad strategy for your businesses, and it is not a game that i will play. >> in spite of the rhetoric, president obama and house speaker john boehner did speak by phone today for the first time in days. neither side is revealing what they discussed. >>> on wall street, stocks ended mixed with a fiscal cliff. the dow industrials gained 82 points amid optimism about a deal in washington perhaps in the next week. the tech heavy nasdaq fell 22 led lower by apple. its shares were 6% lower. apple's largest loss in a year. apple shares lost $37 to close at 538 and change. still apple stock is up more than $100 since the start of the year. >>> meantime, citigroup announced plans to cut 11,000 jobs, or 4% of its workforce. the company says the cuts will save more than $1 billion a year. the bulk of the jobs are in global operations. it is unclear how many jobs will be lost here in the united states. >>> i already calculated your rain total for the day. next, the conditions you can expect tomorrow that will
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Dec 7, 2012 7:00am PST
. the report found that too many members of the governing board were received from others. >>> the examiner reports that ogali lashed out a group yesterday -- out at a group yesterday. she was apointed to the board of supervisors -- appointed to the board of supervisors after mirkarimi was elected as sheriff. >>> fund-raising records were shattered by both president obama and mitt romney raising more than $2 billion. campaign finance recordsrd show president obama raised $1.1 million. mitt romney was close behind with 1.01 million. >>> a month -- a month after being re-elected president obama's rating is up to 57%. that's the highest rating since navy s.e.a.l.s killed osama bin laden. >>> 7:35. the national football league says it would help the oakland raiders, build a new stadium. roger goodell says it is crucial that the raiders approve their stadium situation and that the nfl would help for a new one. the raiders have held talks about a new stadium but no progress has been reported. >>> changes could be coming to the nfl next year. why some want those kickoffs to be eliminated and what
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Dec 9, 2012 5:00pm PST
. the practice does not affect the outcome of a bill, but government watchdog groups say it allows members to hide or distort their records to please lobbyists. >>> the u.s. postal service today began expanding its hours of operations to help customers get those holiday cards and gifts out on time. >> business was brisk at this san francisco post office not so unusual for the holiday season, but what was unusual was the post office was open today, on a sunday. it was just one of a handful of post offices open today and next sunday, december 16th. >> it helps a lot. >> we really appreciate it. i think the whole neighborhood appreciates it. >> we're grateful it's open on sunday. the locations taking part in the sunday service include offices in san francisco on sloat, at the marina green, macy's and the airport. also taking part, the post office at the each ridge mall in san josi. that is where we talked to a couple sending a care package to their daughter. >> we are hoping that we're in time for christmas; if we waited too much longer i'm afraid it wouldn't have gotten there by christm
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Dec 11, 2012 10:00pm PST
, in north korea the government announced it has successfully launched a long range rocket. u.s. officials condemned the launch calls it a highly provocative act. >>> in syria the main opposition group is being recognized by the obama administration as the sole legitimate representative of the syrian people. the state department said al nuzra is a front for al-qaida. >>> there's fighting in the streets of belfast again tonight. the battles have been going on for a week. age old rivalries between protestant and catholics. >>> the votes are in and the results mean facebook users will no longer have a say in policy changes on the site. more than 670,000 users voted this week. but the menlo park company said 1/3 of its users would have had to vote about 300 million people would have had to vote for it to count. >> sunny vale based yahoo unveiled their redesign today along with new apps for smart phones and tablets. analysts say yahoo remains the number one e-mail service in the u.s. but g-mail is closing in. >>> tis' the season for face painting and kids having a lot of fun. even a seal in a s
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Dec 5, 2012 6:00am PST
. >> republicans should not be conceding the federal government needs more money. >> reporter: we will be hearing from democrats shortly. minority leader nancy pelosi is holding a news conference. we'll have that for you during our next update. reporting live from washington, d.c. alison burns ktvu channel 2 news. >>> a los angeles area fire house is under fire for letting an exdeny letting an exercise company shoot a racy video inside its station. the video by hoopnautic.com shows a scantily dressed woman dancing around. the station was also in trouble last year for allowing some fire trucks to be used in a porn movie. >> san francisco police are using a new tool to help solve crime. the public can help use it to send in tips. coming up what police plan to do each week to close some unsolved cases. >>> 6:17. we have wet roads this morning. tara you are watching everything incolluding 101 in san francisco. >> we do have a lot to talk about at hospital curve. it's just kind of hard to see and a lot of lane changes. if we take a look at our maps we can show you some of thics accidents here. first o
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Dec 7, 2012 6:00am PST
came out this morning the government report says more jobs were added to the economy in november than the economists had predicted. 146,000 jobs were added. and the unemployment rate fell to a four-year low of 7.7%. >>> two san jose restaurants have a lot of cleaning up to do after a fire forced them to evacuate last night. ktvu janine de la vega is in san jose to tell us about a newly discovered problem at some neighboring businesses. janine. >> reporter: well, pam, there is no fire damage on the outside of this building with the fire happened at panda express. but the electricity is out in the entire building. where you see right now it's supposed to be open at 6:00 a.m. but the employees are sitting inside there with candles on. they are waiting for help. this fire erupted before 9:30 last night. when the restaurants on san filipe road they were full of customers. firefighters arrived and had them evacuated. they located the origin of the fire which was at a crawl space between the attic and exterior electrical sign. firefighters managed to get it knocked down in 40 minutes. firefi
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Dec 9, 2012 7:00am PST
husband of locking churn in the garage without food and water. she is accused of driving a government vehicle for her private use. she has denied some of the abuse charges. >> police have arrested a man during an apparent road rage incident. the victim was on the phone with 911 dispatchers when he was shot. a driver called 911 to report two women in a car had pointed a gun at him. the driver then followed the women telling dispatchers, he needed to get a description and the women became alarmed and called a family member. then multiple shot were fired. >> i was laying down. half asleep. i heard three shots. it was a stone cold murder. i heard cars squeal. >> family member that women called for help is now arrested and facing homicide charges. >>> they are looking for a woman who attacked another woman and stole her vehicle. they approached the vehicle on san pablo avenue and said her car broke down while heading to her mother's home. she pursued the victim to drive her there. persuaded the victim, i should say. then she beat up the victim and took the car. she is described as latina,
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Dec 12, 2012 7:00am PST
is in the federal government when both parties don'tage knowledge that. as for -- don't acknowledge that. as for what's going on, just downstairs from me, speaker boehner started throwing cold water on any report that the talks were moving ahead. yes, there have been an exchange of offers. he said the last couple of days, but he said his phone call last night was a frank discussion about just how far apart they are. with 19 days left until the deadline or nine days until the end of the world, if you are look at the mine cardinal, nobody knows which way -- calendar, nobody knows which way we are headed. >> isn't this part of the we're so far apart publicly. but suddenly, they will announce miraculously they've reached a deal? >> reporter: i think for those of us here trying to cover us, it's the hardest thing to try to figure out since you are not et going the inside part of this. how much of this is show and how much is real? i think that's the hardest thing to decipher right now. you are right. behind the scenes there's a lot of work going on. but we seem to be at logger heads over the
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